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Hamilton City, California

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Welcome to Hamilton City ...

Hamilton City is located in Glenn County<1>.

Hamilton City was established in 1905.

Hamilton City is 150 feet [46 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Hamilton City lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Hamilton City: (530)

The ZIP code for Hamilton City: 95951<3>

Adding Hamilton City to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Hamilton City in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Hamilton City was on a map titled Road Map for California (from Shell Oil, 1956).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Hamilton City on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Hamilton City ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Hamilton City.

  • Chico [Butte County]
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    • Chico [Butte County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Hamilton City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 102,867 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chico<5>
  • Orland [Glenn County]
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    • Orland [Glenn County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Hamilton City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,068 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orland<5>
  • Corning [Tehama County]
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    • Corning [Tehama County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Hamilton City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,625 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Corning<5>
  • Willows [Glenn County]
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    • Willows [Glenn County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Hamilton City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,036 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willows
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Willows<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Capay [Glenn County]
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      • Capay [Glenn County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Hamilton City
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Capay have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Dayton [Butte County]
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      • Dayton [Butte County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Hamilton City
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    • Artois [Glenn County]
    • Durham [Butte County]
    • Vina [Tehama County]
    • Glenn [Glenn County]

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Hamilton City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hamilton City.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hamilton City. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Hamilton City.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hamilton City. See our Newspapers Page for Hamilton City.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hamilton City ...

Looking for more information about Hamilton City? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Hamilton City, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hamilton City.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for California

About Glenn County

About California

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hamilton City. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Glenn County:

The official website for State of California:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Glenn, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hamilton City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Hamilton City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hamilton City or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hamilton City) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Hamilton City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hamilton CityOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hamilton City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.7433, Longitude: -122.0119    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






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